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  • 3 donors
  • $547 still needed
  • $583 goal
Mrs. Lindsey
Never Before Funded Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households
Never Before Funded
  • 3 donors
  • $547 still needed
Distance learning
These materials will help students continue learning through school closures and other scheduling uncertainties related to coronavirus. Items will be delivered to the location chosen by the teacher.

Make It! Show It! Share It!

Help me give my students each a DIY Art Craft Kit for Kids.

My Students

My students are imaginative and fun-loving middle school (7th/8th grade) kids. My students are part of a self-contained classroom (life skills) as part of the special education department. In addition, most come from low-income households and have not had much experience with the world outside their small community here in Anchorage, Alaska.

Many of my students do not have the ability to learn online.

Within my small classroom, I have students with a variety of individual needs related to their disability. Some of the disabilities in my classroom are: autism (mild to severe (nonverbal)), cognitive impairment, seizure disorder, multiple disabilities, fetal alcohol disorder. Some of my students are highly affected by situations of high stress/anxiety and are unable to effectively and appropriately cope. Most of my students are really confused by what's happening and miss the safety of their daily classroom routines.

Most of my students depend on worksheet packets and whatever materials they have at home. Despite the hardships they are facing with school being closed, they are eager to learn.

My Project

Please help me give my students learning materials for home and distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of my students require a structured daily routine and do not regularly leave the home, often because of their individual disabilities. My students need a variety of art supplies, comprehension books, and other hands-on learning materials to build projects based on learning while also providing them with a healthy and educational way to cope with anxiety and stress that has resulted from not having structure or a normal routine.

My students need materials for hands-on activities to complete during the summer months of extended school year services.

These materials will be mailed directly to my student's homes.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WATINC 1000Pcs DIY Art Craft Kit for Kids Creative Pompoms Pipe Cleaners Feather Foam Flowers Letters Crystal Sticker Felt Wiggle Googly Eyes Sequins Button Colorful Wooden Sticks Paper Party Supplies • Amazon Business $23.99 9 $215.91
SunWorks 6526 Construction Paper, 11 Assorted Colors, 12" x 18", 150 Sheets • Amazon Business $8.39 9 $75.51
LiKee Wooden Pattern Blocks Animals Jigsaw Puzzle Sorting and Stacking Games Montessori Educational Toys for Toddlers Kids Boys Girls Age 3+ Years Old (36 Shape Pieces& 60 Design Cards in Iron Box) • Amazon Business $20.99 3 $62.97
Crayola Jumbo Crayons, Assorted Colors, Great Toddler Crayons, 16Count • Amazon Business $5.84 4 $23.36
Oxford Composition Notebooks, Wide Ruled Paper, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", Assorted Marble Covers, 100 Sheets, 12 per Pack, Colors May Vary (63794) • Amazon Business $19.75 1 $19.75
Fajiabao Wooden Montessori Toys Color Shape Sorting Logic Games Maze Slide Puzzle Board Kids Autism Toy Developmental Early Learning Trays Easter Gifts for Children Boys Girls • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $7.11 2 $14.22
Learning Resources Let's Talk! Cubes, Conversation Cubes, SEL & Autism Therapy, Foam Cubes, 6 Cubes with 36 Prompts, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Crayola Crayons, School & Art Supplies, Bulk 6 Pack of 24Count, Assorted • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00

Materials cost

$451.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$495.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.40

Total project goal

$582.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$582.66

2 Donors

-$30.00

Donations toward project cost

-$26.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$5.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$4.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$546.78

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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